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Ask the Spider: Ask The Spider #51
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Q: Which wicketkeeper has most dismissals in Tests with no stumpings?

A :Australia's Wayne Phillips played in 27 Tests and took 43 catches with no stumpings - he took a further nine catches while not playing as a designated wicketkeeper.
Q: Who has conceded most runs in an international Twenty20 match?

A: England's James Anderson was hit for 64 runs (one wicket) against Australia in Sydney om 9 Jan 2007.
Q: When were wides and no-balls first counted against individual bowlers and noted in their analyses?

A: This first happened in 1983, for the match between India and Pakistan at Jaipur (2 Oct 1983).
Q: Who has scored most first-class double centuries?

A: Not surprisingly, this record is held by Don Bradman with 37, although Walter Hammond managed only one fewer.
Q: Who was the first player to score a first-class triple century?

A: The Grand Old Man, WG Grace, scored 344 for the Gentlemen of MCC vs Kent in 1876, and also scored the second ever triple, with 318* vs Yorkshire one week later. Australia's Billy Murdoch was next, with 321 for New South Wales vs Victoria in 1882.
Q: What's the most number of runs conceded by a bowler in a single first-class innings?

A: When Victoria scored 1107 against New South Wales in 1926 (the highest team total ever), the unfortunate Arthur Mailey was hammered for 362 runs (although he did capture four wickets).
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